Young children learn in a World Vision-supported early childhood education centre

Resources

World Vision has many resources available so you can learn more about our education work. You can view or download any of the resources below:

Global Education Brochure
Early Childhood Development
  • Go Baby Go (Ages 0-3) - Find out more about our ECD approach that targets the first 1,000+ days of a child's life and aims to build knowledge, skills, and resilience-promoting techniques to improve parenting practices at the household level.
  • Learning Roots (Ages 3-6) - The earliest years of a child’s life are a window of opportunity to support the emergence of literacy, numeracy and life skills that will form the foundation for a lifetime of learning and fulfillment.
  • Toy Guide for Early Childhood Development (Ages 0-6) - This booklet contains instructions for parents and caregivers to make simple toys for children 0-6 years. The booklet also includes ideas for engaging young children with those toys and games. The toys and activities promote development across four domains: literacy, numeracy, physical, and socio-emotional. The resource is picture-based and suitable for low- /no literacy levels.There are three versions of the booklet to ensure that it is appropriate across multiple cultural contexts. Please review each version to determine which is most reflective of your audience.
  • Playful Parenting Activity Booklet (Ages 0-6) - This booklet contains ideas for parents and caregivers to help support their young child's physical, cognitive and social-emotional development. The booklet includes specific ideas for children from 0-6 and is broken into helpful sections based on a young child's developmental milestones. The resource is picture-based and suitable for low- /no literacy levels. There are six versions of the booklet to ensure that it is appropriate across multiple cultural contexts. Please review each version to determine which is most reflective of your audience.
Basic Education
  • Unlock Literacy (Grades 1-3) - Find out how World Vision has been piloting literacy improvement projects in 25 countries with a focus on unlocking literacy for lifelong learning and outcomes.
  • Child Friendly Spaces At Home Activity Cards (Ages 6-17) - World Vision and IFRC Reference Centre for Psychosocial Support launched a Child Friendly Space (CFS) Toolkit in 2017. These activity cards are selected and adapted from the CFS Activity Catalogue. The catalogue promotes child and family psychosocial wellbeing during the Coronavirus pandemic. The activity cards are designed for children 6-17 years of age who are in lock-down or have limited access to school and recreational programming. All of the activities can be done individually or with a small group of 2 to 3 people at home or in any suitable place. The cards can be made available through online or in-person distributions. A simple monitoring and evaluation form is available for measuring the results of the psychosocial support with the activity cards.
Adolescents
  • Safe and Nurturing Schools (Ages 11-18) - Schools should be a place where all children feel safe. Find out how World Vision works with partners to create a positive school environment free from violence in all its forms.
  • Girl Vision (Ages 11-18) - World Vision is a champion for girls’ education in the communities where we work. Find out how we identify and break through these types of barriers in girls’ lives so they can have equitable access to a transforming education

Assessment resources

STAR (School-based Test about Reading)

World Vision has created a literacy assessment designed to measure students’ progress in reading as the result of a specific literacy programme. It is intended for use with Grade 3 students enrolled in and attending a structured learning environment to measure a level of minimum proficiency in reading comprehension.

Video resources

Unlock Literacy Teacher Training Video Modules

World Vision (WV) has created nine award-winning teacher training videos designed to support our Unlock Literacy [1] teacher training programming. The videos aim to “bring to life” elements of teacher instruction to support master trainers and the teachers they train to better see and understand the skill or strategy in a classroom setting. You can view or download all nine video modules here.

Other special areas of our education work

Local Language Teaching and Learning Materials - Local language teaching and learning materials comprise community generated reading materials, teaching and learning materials made from locally available resources. These materials provide a way for children and their families to access important information, provide a variety of platforms for learning and knowledge sharing, and spaces for community advocacy.

World Vision's Approach to Teaching and Learning Materials - In order to support the development and use of teaching and learning materials, World Vision recognises strength in the confluence of community engagement, capacity building of local stakeholders, and contextualisation and location in order to achieve long term sustainability.